Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews says 'now is the time to open up' after Victoria records no Covid cases

From midnight tomorrow night Melbourne businesses will be able to start reopening as restrictions ease. Follow all the latest updates Follow our global live blog Melbourne to ‘open up’, says … Read More

Coalition grilled over $30m Western Sydney airport land, as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene for an extraordinary session while in NSW testing rates drop below 7,000. Follow all … Read More

Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal parliament resumes with Senate estimates. Follow live Follow our global live blog Full Australian … Read More

'We have to change Queensland': the environmental issues at stake in the election

Can Queensland break away from fossil fuel extraction and develop jobs and growth in a way that protects the state’s landscapes and ocean wonders?When David Springett executed a perfect underwater … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria may ease restrictions despite higher case numbers

Activists throw red paint on Scott Morrison’s car during his visit to the University of Queensland. Follow all the latest updates Follow our global coronavirus live blog Full Australian Covid … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live news: Labor to announce $6bn childcare package as Victoria records 11 cases and new Sydney locations linked to Covid

Anthony Albanese’s budget reply set to also contain ‘significant’ energy announcement, while NSW has 12 new Covid cases and Victoria no new deaths. Follow all today’s news University funding changes … Read More

Budget 2020 reaction: Coalition bets on business for Covid recovery as Victoria reports six new cases – live updates

NSW grapples with three mystery cases and Victoria records two deaths, while Josh Frydenberg’s budget relies on tax cuts and business incentives but rests on some optimistic assumptions. Follow all … Read More

Australia federal budget 2020: tax cuts at heart of Coalition recovery strategy as Victoria records 15 new coronavirus cases – live

Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver a federal budget delayed and derailed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and Rebekha Sharkie confirms she will pass controversial university package. Follow all today’s news live … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports nine new cases and Bondi beach to close as crowds reach capacity

Victoria to return to staged face-to-face teaching next week; treasurer Josh Frydenberg promises a jobs-focused budget. Follow live Follow the global coronavirus live blog States pressured to deliver infrastructure projects … Read More